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the city's elementary schools equally along racial lines to justice john roberts wrote the majority opinion called the meds extreme. in 2009 the court ruled that new haven connecticut violated the civil rights five-year fighters after the results of a promotion exam because not enough blacks had passed. with liberal leaning justice elena kagan reducing herself a key vote could apply again with justice anthony kennedy as we heard from adam. sandy a democrat. what do you think? >> caller: yes. >> host: what do you think of affirmative action in this case specifically for the court? >> caller: well, first of all i would like to hear the make up and see the makeup of the total top ten when she was denied because we so often have not only racial problems, we can have gender problems as well. so before i want to -- before we get into a big hassle about affirmative action and how we as black people or we as white people as a minority, we are not able to have a fair shot in getting into that college and also listening to the case may be they may need to reform. the racial ethnic of the and a gradua
of a guidance counsellor here in new york city because of the modeling photos she took 17 years ago. we'll talk about that, but let's start this half hour with a caffein controversy at a high school out in illinois. four students suspended for consuming so-called energy mints, and their families are not at all happy. we'll talk to two of those students exclusively in a moment, but first nbc's kevin tibbles has their story. kevin, good morning. >> reporter: hey, matt. well, the students from the pekin high school here in illinois say the suspensions will likely affect their grade and future education, and they say the mints they ate are perfectly legal. it all started when 17-year-old jake walker took these to school. >> i don't feel that i should lose my education over a little mint. >> reporter: they are caffein-in mints, perfectly legal, but to some school officials in pekin illinois they looked like drugs. jake and three of his friends were suspended for eating the mints during lunch. >> this is 2012, and caffein is caffein. i drink soda. jake drinks soda. i didn't see anything wrong with a
. if you will be headed to the city, count on great conditions. it works out like this. temperatures in the 50s and plenty of 40s. winds will come out of the west carrying in that cool pacific air and making for a very comfortable day, especially inland. 75 in livermore and 69 in san francisco and temperatures if we head throughout the heat of the day will be perfect for viewing the blue angels. temperatures drop off and increasing the cloud cover. we are expecting a few showers. through the end of next week, 70s and we are done with the extreme heat. give the ac a brick for the next seven days. >> nice for the power bill. if you want to catch the action in person yourself, here's a run down of the events happening around the bay area. fleet week in the northern san francisco waterfront from 8 to 5:00 today. we will have a live report on fleet week and the lineup at 7:00. america's cup village opens at 10:00 this morning. the blue grass festival will be at golden gate park and the italian heritage parade will be 12:30 this afternoon in the north beach neighborhood. for the latest on
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in this audience are from the silly -- the city of billings. raise your hand. thank you very much. congressman rewhberg is suing each and everyone of you. i have talked about montana and people working together. the first thing you do when you've got a grass fire, the firefighters put it out and they put their but on their line and you do not respond and say thank you by filing a lawsuit, which is exactly what he did. that is not moving the committee forward. it has been a pleasure for the last six years to represent the great state of montana. people like thomas, who is a veteran in afghanistan and is still a part of active military. he lost part of his legs and an arm. he will have prosthetic legs at some point. to be able to move forward, those people give me a drive for this job. a person like lisa jones, who is a cancer survivor. she went to a committee health center that would not have been there if the congress men had gotten his way. she got a cure for cancer. critically important for early screening. and those kinds of people motivate me. and we have been able to work across party lin
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